Oracle Corp. Japan said Friday that its parent net profit rose 21.1 percent in the fiscal first half that ended Nov. 30 from a year earlier to 7.36 billion yen, thanks to increased sales of its mainstay database software.

The subsidiary of U.S. software giant Oracle Corp. said its parent pretax profit rose 19.6 percent to 12.65 billion yen on a 1.1 percent gain in revenues to 39.78 billion yen. Operating profit rose 18.8 percent to 12.61 billion yen.

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